2015 - REO Speedwagon guitarist Gary Richrath, dies at age 65.
2008 - Rick Wright (keyboardist for Pink Floyd) dies at age 65, due to cancer in London, England, .
2004 - Guitarist/songwriter Johnny Ramone dies of prostate cancer at his home in L.A. at age 55.
2003 - Johnny Cash is buried in the Cash family cemetery in Hendersonville, Tennessee, next to his wife, June Carter Cash.
2001 - Metallica action figures went on sale.
1988 - Mark Knopfler announces that Dire Straits has disbanded.
1982 - Queen play their last American concert with Freddie Mercury at the Los Angeles Forum.
1980 - David Bowie debuts on Broadway in The Elephant Man.
1979 - Led Zeppelin's LP In Through The Out Door hits #1 in the US.
1977 - "Love You Live" was released by the Rolling Stones.
1968 - Jim Morrison collapses during Jefferson Airplane's set at a concert in Amsterdam, forcing The Doors, who are sharing the bill, to go on as a trio.
1964 - The Beatles were ordered off the stage at Cleveland's Public auditorium so the screaming crowd could calm down.
1965 - Ford offers factory-installed 8-track tape players in its Mustang, Thunderbird and Lincoln models.